| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:47 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament.
"We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:54 PM
MEMPHIS — The American Athletic Conference is listening to officials from other venues who might want to host the men's basketball tournament.
"We have an option to come back to Memphis next year," commissioner Mike Aresco said, "but we've always...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:43 PM
STORRS — One by one they came out for their moment. Accompanied by family, the Huskies' seniors were honored before the game against Rutgers, their last at Gampel Pavilion.
"I want to thank my seniors for providing me with loyalty, for providing...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:57 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — It has been a long, difficult season for UConn's Omar Calhoun, the longest and most difficult of his basketball life.
"I've never played basketball like this," he said as he arrived in Tampa with his teammates for a game Wednesday...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:22 PM
STORRS — This wasn't what anyone saw coming. UConn was running away with it. The one player who had been struggling, DeAndre Daniels, had broken out and checked in for the season in a big way.
But Boston University didn't get the memo, didn't melt...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:03 PM
STORRS — This time, UConn made an easy victory look easy.
And by the end of their 101-55 victory over the University of Detroit, the Huskies starters were on the bench, enjoying the finishing of their work, rooting for the walk-ons to score a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:36 PM
HARTFORD — Individual goals are not Shabazz Napier's thing, something he reminds interviewers again and again.
But there are individual achievements that are emblematic of team play, unselfish play, and those are the ones that do interest the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:07 PM
NEW YORK — For most of the night, it was simply glorious. UConn was doing virtually anything it wanted with the ball, coach Kevin Ollie was shuttling in player after player and each one was functioning flawlessly.
And when Shabazz Napier made a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:17 PM
The season started with the knowledge the Huskies could not make the postseason, but that didn't slow them in Kevin Ollie's first season. They reached 20 wins, primarily because of guts and resilience.
Nov. 9: UConn 66, Michigan State 62
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:57 PM
STORRS — The bonding process for Terrence Samuel, Kentan Facey and Amida Brimah started early. The incoming UConn freshmen had the chance to spend a weekend together in New York last April.
Brimah, who comes from Ghana and played high school...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:47 PM
STORRS — A year ago, UConn had to master the art of playing with nothing to lose. While the Huskies had their shortcomings, lack of motivation — a sense of playing as if it didn't really matter because they were ineligible for the postseason...